Summary: Janet Scott, director of the Department of Education’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization,discusses best practices, tips and strategies to build strategic relationships with Department of Education
Guest Bio: Janet Scott is the Director for the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization at the U.S. Department of Education. She implements and manages the small business program to ensure all small businesses have an opportunity to provide goods and services to the U.S. Department of Education.
Ms. Scott has over 30 years of federal acquisition experience including as Contracting Officer and lead negotiator for many of the U.S. Department of Education’s major initiatives such as: Race to the Top, No Child Left Behind and several Federal Student Aid (FSA) projects; including FSA’s Modernization Project.
Host: Neil McDonnell is an experienced small business owner and seasoned entrepreneur. An Army veteran and the founder HUBZone Chamber of Commerce, Neil is a government contracting subject expert and HUBZone advocate for media and conferences.
His podcast series offers key information and tips to help small businesses gain insight into government agencies and large prime contractors and develop strategies to effectively present services.